FLAMES Gymnastics TEAM


Ages 4-18

Meets & trains at the Limestone YMCA Gymnastics Center
The Olean-Bradford Area YMCA “Flames” Gymnastics Team provides a competitive gymnastics experience for all girls who have completed the Kippers level of the Y’s Progressive Gymnastics program. The program maintains a balance between developing skills, motivating participation, maintaining an enjoyable environment, and promoting healthy competition.

The team competes in the YMCA PA and NY Gymnastics leagues, Invitationals and state and national competitions. Team members must be Y members and all practices are held at the YMCA Gymnastics Center in Limestone. Contact coach Michelle Feldman at 716-301-8012 or email for info.

Read some Frequently Asked Questions about gymnastics

Meet the Team

Gymnastics Staff

Flames Gymnastics Team Schedules

May 2014 Updates:

Saturday Practices - We will no longer have regular Saturdaypractices until the 2014-15 competition season starts in October, with the exception of National Practices.

National Practice - There will be mandatory practices for Nationals on the following Saturdays: 
May 24, May 31, June 7, and June 21. This is only for gymnasts attending nationals.

Banquet - June 14th @ 1:00 Save the date!!! Invites will be sent out soon.

AST- Advanced Skill Training will also resume next season. We will now be using regular practice times to train the girls on advanced skills.

Private Lessons - We are finally able to offer private lessons!

Cost:  $25/hour per gymnast - one on one
           $15/hour per gymnast for two gymnasts in the same hour. Save some money and get a buddy!

You will make payments to the coaches directly, as they will be renting the gym space to run their lessons. At this time, there are two coaches offering lessons. To schedule a private lesson, contact:

  • Megan Kirsch 814-366-3766
  • Kayla Taylor   814-558-0502
    • (They both like texts:)

Open Gym - Open to all levels of Team and Pre-Team. Gymnast must sign in at the service desk and state specific skill(s) they will be working on. Please do not put events or "ALL".  Open gym is a privilege for the girls to get extra practice time and must be capable of working on their own.  There will not be any coaching available, but will be supervised. Pre-Team, Level 2 & 3 are not permitted to use the tumbl trak.  Gymnasts will be asked to leave the gym for any horse play.

The Xcel Team have practice on Tues.& Thurs. during open gym.  They have priority over any equipment for their practice.


Jan. 4-5 – Warren, PA Invitational
Jan. 25-26 – Oil City, PA Invitational
Feb. 8-9 – Greensburg, PA Invitational
Mar. 1-2 – Olean-Bradford Invitational (pdf)
Mar. 8 – Level 2&3 League Championships @ Franklin, PA
Mar. 15-16 – Level 2&3 PA States @ TBA (Eastern PA)
Mar. 29 - Level 4-9 League Championships@Brookville, PA
Apr. 5-6 – Level 4&5 PA States @ Warren
Apr. 26-27 – NY States for ALL LEVELS @ Brockport College
May 3-4 – Optionals (level 6-10) PA States
July 1-5 - Nationals 2014 – Tampa, Florida


Michelle Feldman, YMCA Gymnastics Director
575 Spittler Lane
Limestone, NY 14753
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